Wilmington-area, Brunswick County among fastest growing areas in the country
SOUTHEASTERN N.C. -- The region’s growth spurt is continuing on in a big way.
The latest report from the U.S. Census Bureau, released this week, showed estimates for all 3,142 U.S. counties and 390 metropolitan statistical areas (MSA) as of July 1, 2018. The Wilmington metro area, which includes New Hanover and Pender counties, grew 15.5% from 2010 to 2018 -- ranking 49th in the country.
The report shows New Hanover County’s population increased to 232,274, and Pender’s jumped to 62,162. CLICK HERE FOR STORY.
Brunswick County’s residential real estate market statistics are on track to surpass last year's totals, even with October decreases, according to the latest release of numbers by the Brunswick County Association of Realtors.
“Brunswick County’s market is in strong shape, even though we are beginning to see our usual year-end slowdown,” said BCAR CEO Cynthia Walsh in the release. “Average sale prices and total sales volume are relatively stable compared to last year, and sellers are receiving upwards of 97% of their asking price. CLICK HERE FOR MORE
Mayor Eulis Willis and Barnes Sutton, Navassa’s director of planning and development, said I-140 is leading to more interest from developers.
“I guess the No. 1 impact would’ve been I-140 coming through. That just kind of opened us up to the world because now all of the sudden we’re accessible,” Willis said. “We’ve got all this cheap land that’s vacant within five minutes of Wilmington.”
In Leland, new restaurants opened, apartments were on the rise, town officials initiated the annexation of parts of Lanvale Forest, and more businesses were being planned or opening to serve an increasing population. CLICK HERE FOR MORE
National, regional and local businesses are coming to a retail shopping center under development next to Wal-Mart in Leland.
Before the first of four buildings have started coming out of the ground, the center is more than 50 percent leased, said Jack Kilbourne, a broker with Maus, Warwick, Matthews & Company who is in charge of leasing for the new complex, dubbed Westgate Marketplace.
Pet food and supply store Petsense, Cricket Wireless, Miyabi Junior Express Japanese hibachi restaurant, Complete Coastal Dentistry, Charlie Graingers hot dog, brisket and barbecue restaurant, and Ganey, Byrd & Dunn (GBD) Insurance Group are the first tenants to be announced for Westgate Marketplace. The majority of the tenants are new to the Leland area.
LELAND, NC (WECT) - As a response to rapid growth in Brunswick County, new restaurant, retail and office buildings are coming to the plot next to the Walmart in Leland. Westgate Marketplace will hold four new buildings and is already more than 50 percent leased, according to the North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce.
Officials broke ground Friday on a development next to the Wal-Mart in Leland.
LELAND, NC (WWAY) –Four new retail, office and restaurants buildings are coming to Leland. Maus, Warwick, Matthews & Company along with McKinley Building are constructing the buildings at Westgate Marketplace, next to the Leland Super Walmart. According to a news release, the 4.5-acre site will have 31,600 square feet of available space plus parking.
LELAND, NC (WWAY) — After two years of hard work, Leland is getting an exciting new addition. Friday afternoon the North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce held a ground breaking ceremony for what is called Westgate Marketplace.
It is being developed next to the Leland Super Walmart. There are four new retail, office, and restaurant buildings under construction. Some of the new additions to the area include Petsense, Cricket Wireless, Miyabi Junior, Complete Coastal Dentistry and Charlie Graingers.
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